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Viewpoints: Trump’s Medicare Plan Isn’t The Only One That Requires Cuts; Lessons On The Value Of Caregivers And The Lack Of Support For Them

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and others. The Washington Post: Democrats Are Attacking Trump’s Medicare ‘Cuts.’ But Bernie Sanders’s ‘Medicare For All’ Requires Them, Too. The budget President Trump proposed this month is bad news for Medicare-for-all. That’s not so much because of what is in the plan, but rather because… Read More »

You Lose a Child, You Lose Your Job

By LEO LOPEZ III, MD I’m a physician, born in McAllen, Texas. In June 2018, I returned home to demand that immigrant children who had been torn from their families as a result of the Trump Administration’s zero-tolerance policy, be safely and immediately reunited. I demonstrated at a federal detention center in McAllen at the… Read More »

Smart speaker technology harnessed for hospital medical treatments

-Smart speakers that are customarily used in your living room can be programmed to act as an aid to physicians in hospital operating rooms, according to new research presented today at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting. Smart speakers, such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home, offer a conversational voice interface… Read More »